When writing for Betterpropaganda.com, I occasionally cover the SOTD. This is most recent example:
Quite Nyce & Raydar Ellis – “Love Is”
“That’s what love is made of,” plays the hook. Reminiscent of Detroit soul, Champs vs. The League deliver a cruising love joint on “Love Is.” Filled with EQ distortions, and softened piano keys the track moves with a coolness like Talib Kweli’s “The Blast.” Comprised of Raydar Ellis and Quite Nyce, the two emcees spit clearly, with lyrics more interesting than “Yo girl I love you, drop them panties.” No, the lyrics are quite nice—filled with positivism like “I radiate a raw form of fresh / it seeps through my pores and beats in my chest.” As the track progresses, where most hip hop beats become monotonous, “Love Is” holds together with a piano that pushes the drum pattern into a head bobbing groove.
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